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Windows 7: New Modem/ Printer is undiscoverable

24 Aug 2010   #1
uke

Win 7
 
 
New Modem/ Printer is undiscoverable

Hey,

So I just got a new modem and I cannot use my printer anymore.
Just like before I have the blue network cable going from printer to modem.

When I search to find the printer... it cannot be found

Please help


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24 Aug 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Please fill in your system specs and your type of printer and network setup!
Welcome to Windows 7 Forum.
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24 Aug 2010   #3
uke

Win 7
 
 

Done.
Ricoh Aficio 15/15MF

I think I am having some kind of IP problem but I can't fix it
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24 Aug 2010   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

1. Update driver's from manufactures websites
then reboot to see if all driver's are found.
2. Go into Device Manager and see if there are any yellow yield signs showing and then post back to us.
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24 Aug 2010   #5
uke

Win 7
 
 

There are no yellow yeild signs.
I can't update the printer driver b/c I can't find the printer
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24 Aug 2010   #6
uke

Win 7
 
 

I included these screens. My printer IP Address is 192.168.2.30
The gateway address on my printer is listed as 192.168.2.1


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24 Aug 2010   #7
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Unplug your printer and reboot, then add your printer it should find it and work ok.
Post back and let us know.
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24 Aug 2010   #8
uke

Win 7
 
 

Ok so now the printer appears visable.
Only problem is when I try to print The yellow yeild sign appears in printer and devices/

Status- Error Printing
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24 Aug 2010   #9
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

You may have a lot of printing in stand by.
Go into Control panel/Device and Printers/make sure you have selected correct printer as default, double click on your printer and look at 3 options.
See what's printing,customize printer, and adjust print options.
Then get back to us.
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24 Aug 2010   #10
uke

Win 7
 
 

ARGHHH..
Now it is offline again

It is the default printer


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